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Man rides on outside of New York subway, police launch probe

NEW YORK: A man on the New York City subway captured video of a daredevil passenger riding outside the train car. The video, posted to Instagram by Matt Beary, shows the man clinging to the outside of train's doors while it moves through the tunnel. The passenger hops off the train when it arrives at the next stop. Beary said the video was filmed aboard the C train, between the Clinton-Washington and Lafayette Avenue stations. "The woman next to me had her hand over her mouth in shock," Beary told WCBS-TV. The…

Hilarious video shows ‘overcrowded’ Tokyo subway during rush hour

TOKYO: A video has emerged showing how Tokyo subway personnel pack people into cars by shoving them far enough to shut the doors. Italian photographer Marco Patella posted a video to Facebook showing a stoic commuter getting some help from subway personnel to get a spot on an overcrowded train during rush hour Dec. 7. The video shows the man remaining stone-faced and not reacting as the employees shove him far enough into the train for them to force the doors closed.

Man crushed to death behind Seoul subway screen door

SEOUL: A passenger was crushed to death Wednesday after getting stuck between a subway train and a platform screen door in South Korea. The man was trying to get off the train during the morning rush hour while the screen door was closing at Gimpo airport subway station in Seoul. The driver started the train without seeing him trapped there and the 36-year-old was crushed to death, Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corp. said in a statement. "We're deeply sorry for the incident," Na Yeol, acting chief of the company, told…